See also: Conejo and conéjo

SpanishEdit

 
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Conejo común o europeo (common or European rabbit).
 
Hombre enseñando su conejo (man showing his contracted biceps).

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish conejo, from Vulgar Latin cuniclus, syncopated form of Latin cunīculus originally "burrow", from Ancient Greek κύνικλος (kúniklos), of pre-Roman (probably Iberian) origin; compare Basque untxi (rabbit). Compare Galician coello, Portuguese coelho, Italian coniglio, and English cony.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koˈnexo/, [koˈne.xo]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -exo

NounEdit

conejo m (plural conejos, feminine coneja, feminine plural conejas)

  1. rabbit, cony, coney (male or unspecified sex)
    Synonym: ñeco
    Hypernym: lagomorfo
    Hyponym: gazapo
  2. (Central America) detective
    Synonym: detective
  3. (anatomy) a contracted biceps (having athletic or semi-athletic features, specially when exhibiting, intentionally or not)
  4. (vulgar, slang) cunt (female genitalia)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Cebuano: koneho
  • Papiamentu: koneu
  • Quechua: kunu
  • Tagalog: kuneho

Further readingEdit